- The Fallacy of the `Gift of Life.'. Siminoff, Laura A.; Chillag, Kata // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p34
Focuses on the metaphor of the `gift of life' that pervades lay and professional discussions of organ transplantation. Details of transplantation; Information on the gift exchange theory; Experiences in donation and transplantation.
- Crisis in U.S. organ transplant system intensifies. Fentiman, Linda C. // Issues in Science & Technology;Winter98/99, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p30
Looks at the crisis in organ transplant system in the United States. Statistics on organs available for donation; Information on a National Organ and Tissue Donation Initiative; Provisions of the National Organ Transplant Act of 1984.
- Transplant organs. Carnall, Douglas // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/17/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7250, p1678
Provides information on the campaign of the British Medical Association to increase the number of donor organs available for transplantation. Issues facing the directive about a person's wishes for organ transplantation on an Internet server; Promotion of organ transplantation.
- Transplant trouble. Lovern, Ed // Modern Healthcare;03/19/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p32
Focuses on a report released by the United Network for Organ Sharing regarding the increase in the waiting list for organ transplants in the United States from 1990 to 1999. Factors that have made transplantation a safer and more accepted treatment for organ failure; Increase in the number of...
- Guidelines for liver donations changed. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 23, p83
Reports on changes in liver donation guidelines in the United States as set by the United Network for Organ Sharing. Changes in prioritization of patients; Reactions of doctors to the new rules.
- The issue of fairness in the allocation of organs. Weir, Robert F. // Journal of Corporation Law;Fall94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p91
Addresses the issue of fairness in organ allocation using examples to illustrate the effect of mandated choice measures. Issue of fairness in early and recent proposals of selection criteria; United Network for Organ Sharing's (UNOS) policies; Need for the national standards for organ allocation.
- The transplant paradox: Overwhelming public support for organ donation vs. under-supply of organs... Kurtz, Sheldon F.; Saks, Michael J. // Journal of Corporation Law;Summer96, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p767
Examines the dilemma arising from overwhelming public support for organ donation and the shortage of supply of human organs. Findings of the Iowa Organ Procurement Study; State and federal laws governing organ donation and transplant; Misconceptions about organ transplants; Relationship among...
- New liver transplant rules favor acutely ill. Hensley, Scott // Modern Healthcare;12/02/96, Vol. 26 Issue 49, p27
Focuses on a policy adopted by the United Network for Organ Sharing, that moves patients whose livers have failed ahead of patients with chronic diseases that have not completely sapped their livers' ability to detoxify blood. Concern among patients about possible discrimination; When the...
- Are organs easier to come by these days? Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;2/10/1997, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p32
Focuses on various aspects of organ transplant programs in the United Network for Organ Sharing's Scientific Registry in the United States. Increase in the number of transplantation centers; Number of transplant operations for different organs from 1989-1996.